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(501) 364-1185
Fax: (501) 364-1529

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Care Provided:

  • Fully staffed by pediatricians certified in pediatrics and pediatric emergency medicine, as well as by pediatric emergency medicine residents
  • Fully-equipped facility specific to pediatrics available 24 hours a day
  • Treatment of all pediatric emergencies including trauma

Medical Director:

Steven W. Shirm, MD
(501) 364-1050

Designated Level I Pediatric Trauma Facility

  • American College of Surgeons designated Level 1 Trauma Center and only Pediatric Level 1 Trauma Center in the State of Arkansas
  • 24/7 care to not just the children of Arkansas but to five surrounding states
  • ACH offers a systematic approach to ensure optimum and consistent care of every injured child
  • Trauma service consists of multiple surgical and medical specialties to include: pediatric surgery, neurosurgery, orthopaedic surgery, ENT, OMFS, plastic surgery, burn, urology, rehabilitation, critical care medicine, ophthalmology, cardiothoracic surgery and many more
  • A specialized weekly clinic to meet the needs of the multisystem trauma patients
  • Works closely with the Injury Prevention Center to identify trends and offer specific education to populations in need

Medical Director:

R. Todd Maxson, MD
(501) 364-5446


ACH South Wing, Emergency Entrance

Arkansas Children's Hospital
1 Children's Way
Little Rock, AR 72202-3591

Call: 501-364-1185

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